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This Love Story Will Self-Destruct by Leslie Cohen

What a strange, strange time the past few days were. Reading this story (and my thanks to the publisher and NetGalley) was a weird rollercoaster of contemplation.

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In some way, this book is what real life is about for college kids in Manhattan. NYC is a tough place to live in; it’s gritty, it’s fast-paced, it’s exhilarating and very lonely. In that respect I felt very connected to the story. Continue reading “This Love Story Will Self-Destruct by Leslie Cohen”

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Roomies by Christina Lauren

This is my first Christina Lauren published novel (have read their earlier, pre-published fanfic version of the Beautiful Bastard series and enjoyed it).

Anyway… Roomies is delightful.

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US immigration is a bitch, y’all. I know it first hand. Being a stickler for the law and Murphy’s best friend, I didn’t risk staying in the land of dreams illegally 😉 Continue reading “Roomies by Christina Lauren”

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Seducing His Student by London Hale

There’s smut and there’s smut. And then there’s London Hale smut.

Now, normally, I love all smut. But LH smut I love in particular. Why? Because it’s smart. It’s not smut for the sake of smut. There’s semblance of a plot, there’s a story there.

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Brighter than the Sun by Maya Banks

I binge read the first 9 books in preparation for book 10, and now that book 11 is about to release I was so excited to receive an ARC, I actually read it 3 months before release day. And it was just as I expected with a twist I didn’t. So… yeah.

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Joe, the last of the Kelly clan not to settle down is met with Rusty’s best friend visiting. Zoe (alias, due to stuff you’ll understand when you read) is frightened from everything except of her own shadow. Maybe even that. She’s been worked over mentally her whole life and it shows. Continue reading “Brighter than the Sun by Maya Banks”